Buzzfeed reporter Joel Bernstein, who earlier this week wrote an article slamming Soph, a 14-year-old YouTube star who specializes in social commentary videos, today acknowledged for a 2014 tweet in which he instructed followers to “kill a white man.”
Bernstein’s statement came in the form of a six paragraph essay posted to Twitter. He used the platform to explain why his 2014 tweet was not meant to be offensive, and should not be taken literally.
“Like many misguided people, I sometimes try to be funny on this site,” wrote Bernstein. “One such example came in October, 2014,” when he says he wrote the tweet in response to an article titled “The Straight, White, Middle-Class Man Needs to Be Dethroned”.
Bernstein tweeted, “KILL a white man on your way to work tomorrow.”
He claims this tweet was used in “a very successful campaign by trolls” to cast him as “a radical identitarian leftwing activist.” He vehemently denies this.
“I am not a radical ideologist activist of any type,” wrote Bernstein, after noting that he is “very interested in ideologies and the role they play in digital spaces.”
Bernstein also characterized those who used the now-deleted tweet against him as anti-Semitic.
“I notice as I look down at forearms the color of English sand, I am a white man – a fact I suppose many of the hugely anti-Semitic people spreading this troll would dispute because of my religion.”
Bernstein is leading the charge to deplatform Soph, a 14-year-old YouTube content creator who creates highly satirical videos poking fun of many of the societal issues of our day.
In just another day for the dumpster fire that is Buzzfeed “News,” activist “journalist” Joe Bernstein wrote up an article targeting a 14-year old girl who makes YouTube videos for the crime of having right-wing political views.
The article, titled “YouTube’s Newest Far-Right, Foul-Mouthed, Red-Pilling Star Is A 14-Year-Old Girl,” describes a YouTuber going by the name “Soph,” who makes videos with social commentary about current events and culture, often filled with vulgar language one wouldn’t expect to come from a 14-year old girl.
Bernstein quickly makes his reason for publishing the article clear, seeming to make a call for her removal from the platform in his sub-title, writing: “‘Soph’ has nearly a million followers on the giant video platform. The site’s executives only have themselves to blame.”
The Buzzfeed writer, who apparently does not like it when his statements are used out of context, did precisely that to the 14-year-old YouTube star.
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SAD: Fake News Media Attempts to Re-Brand Chinese Coronavirus Pandemic as the ‘Trumpvirus’
Maybe Trump derangement syndrome is the real plague.
The fake news media, desperate to protect the Chinese communists who they are in the tank for, are pathetically attempting to re-brand coronavirus as the “Trumpvirus.”
The New York Times published an op/ed on Wednesday, in which author Gail Collins complained that Vice President Mike Pence would be focusing on stopping the spread of coronavirus throughout the United States.
“Yeah, when you think of Mike Pence you maybe don’t think about Pandemic Fighter Supreme. But as President Trump pointed out repeatedly, he has already run Indiana,” Collins wrote.
She added: “Well, it probably could have been worse. Having a czar does make you feel there’s somebody in charge. At least Trump didn’t come before the cameras and announce solemnly, ‘Today I’m asking every American to cross your fingers.'”
She continued to complain about the President’s behavior in the op/ed from there.
“So the problems are the Democrats and the flu. The answers are Mike Pence and … reminding the public once again that Nancy Pelosi’s district has a big homeless problem,” Collins wrote.
“Earlier in the day Trump argued, via tweet, that despite the expressions of concern by the evil media and “incompetent Do Nothing Democrat comrades,” the government is perfectly prepared to handle the coronavirus. Which he misspelled “caronavirus.” But nobody’s perfect,” she added.
Collins concluded, in a sad attempt at humor: “Chances are, if the president is encouraged to mix the subjects of coronavirus and Mexico walls, he’ll suddenly announce that we need a barrier much bigger and thicker and more expensive, so it can stop the flow of immigrant germs.”
Conservative pundits Dave Rubin and Ben Shapiro pointed out the insanity of blaming the coronavirus on Trump when the authoritarian nation of China was the clear origin of the global pandemic that now has the entire world on edge.
“So China releases a highly viral and significantly deadly virus and actively shuts down information about it, the virus hits every populated continent…and you’re calling it Trumpvirus?” Shapiro asked incredulously in a Tweet.
“I refuse to link to The NY Times anymore but yes, it’s true, the paper has been infected by Trumpvirus,” Rubin wrote.
“It starts as a standard case of Trump Dernagement (sic) Syndrome, but spreads quickly and takes over the host completely,” he added.
The fake news media is covering for their Chinese masters, and trying to assign all blame on President Trump. Their Trump derangement syndrome and the effect it is having on deranged liberals worldwide may be the worst public health crisis of all.
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